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Wooden Hamsa Hand Model

Sitting in my studio the other day looking at my wooden artist’s hand model and thought “that would actually make a really cool Hamsa!” I pulled out a pencil and I started drawing an eye and some patterns over the … Continue reading

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More boho decoupage tins

After the success of my paisley decoupaged tea tins (which you can find here), when I found more gorgeous Indian wrapping paper from Ishka and they had a 50% off everything sale, I figured it was fate! So I headed to the op … Continue reading

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September Bed Post

Nefertiti wants me to show you two different Bed posts from this month. (She was really quite insistent, and she’s the boss!)  So there’s the soothing blue above, and the bright, spring inspired pink below! Frodo is a fan of … Continue reading

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Thread Wrapped Bracelets 

I don’t do a lot of embroidery, but when I found a massive bag of embroidery threads for $4 at the op shop, I wasn’t going to leave them there! Some months ago I bought some small 12cm embroidery hoops … Continue reading

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Rose Decoupage Box

When I came across these books on roses in the op shop, I thought the pictures could be good for decoupage. So I cut some some pictures out to decoupage a box for some of my knowledge cards. If there’s … Continue reading

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Decoupage Wall Planters

With four cats in the house, three of whom are indoors only, houseplants can take a real battering. So I try to put my plants out of reach of paws and teeth, not an easy feat with such agile kitties! … Continue reading

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Moroccan Inspired Plate

I love Moroccan tiles and patterns so when I was wondering what sort of design to draw on the edge of some white plates I picked up for a few dollars in the bargain bin at spotlight, I started toying … Continue reading

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